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When to issue a flood warning: towards a risk-based approach based on real time probabilistic forecasts

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When to issue a flood warning : towards a risk-based approach based on real time probabilistic forecasts. / Smith, Paul James; Beven, Keith John.

Vulnerability, Uncertainty, and Risk: Quantification, Mitigation, and Management - Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Vulnerability and Risk Analysis and Management, ICVRAM 2014 and the 6th International Symposium on Uncertainty Modeling and Analysis, ISUMA 2014. ed. / Michael Beer; Siu-Kui Au; Jim W. Hall. American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), 2014. p. 1395-1404.

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Smith, PJ & Beven, KJ 2014, When to issue a flood warning: towards a risk-based approach based on real time probabilistic forecasts. in M Beer, S-K Au & JW Hall (eds), Vulnerability, Uncertainty, and Risk: Quantification, Mitigation, and Management - Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Vulnerability and Risk Analysis and Management, ICVRAM 2014 and the 6th International Symposium on Uncertainty Modeling and Analysis, ISUMA 2014. American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), pp. 1395-1404. https://doi.org/10.1061/9780784413609.140

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Smith, P. J., & Beven, K. J. (2014). When to issue a flood warning: towards a risk-based approach based on real time probabilistic forecasts. In M. Beer, S-K. Au, & J. W. Hall (Eds.), Vulnerability, Uncertainty, and Risk: Quantification, Mitigation, and Management - Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Vulnerability and Risk Analysis and Management, ICVRAM 2014 and the 6th International Symposium on Uncertainty Modeling and Analysis, ISUMA 2014 (pp. 1395-1404). American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). https://doi.org/10.1061/9780784413609.140

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Smith PJ, Beven KJ. When to issue a flood warning: towards a risk-based approach based on real time probabilistic forecasts. In Beer M, Au S-K, Hall JW, editors, Vulnerability, Uncertainty, and Risk: Quantification, Mitigation, and Management - Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Vulnerability and Risk Analysis and Management, ICVRAM 2014 and the 6th International Symposium on Uncertainty Modeling and Analysis, ISUMA 2014. American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). 2014. p. 1395-1404 doi: 10.1061/9780784413609.140

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Smith, Paul James ; Beven, Keith John. / When to issue a flood warning : towards a risk-based approach based on real time probabilistic forecasts. Vulnerability, Uncertainty, and Risk: Quantification, Mitigation, and Management - Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Vulnerability and Risk Analysis and Management, ICVRAM 2014 and the 6th International Symposium on Uncertainty Modeling and Analysis, ISUMA 2014. editor / Michael Beer ; Siu-Kui Au ; Jim W. Hall. American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), 2014. pp. 1395-1404

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